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A Tribute to India’s ‘Missile Man’ Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam on his 85th Birthday

A Tribute to India’s ‘Missile Man’

Today, the nation remembers one of the True legends of Indian history. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam who is a former President of India, Scientists and above all of it, true human and patriot. Born on 15th Oct 1931, the man served the nation with new inventions and developments.

He is named as “Missile Man” of India because of his works in that field. He is also the first President of India who used Internet to communicate with people directly.

A real tribute for him lies in remembering him on his 85th birthday today with due respect. He loved children and youth a lot. He always encouraged youth to multiply their skills and serve the nation in the best possible manner. He died on July 27th 2015 while delivering a speech at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.

APJ Abdul Kalam Statue Inaugurated by Defence Minister at Rameswaram

His 83 years life is truly an inspiring story. Though he became the 11th President of India, he continued his services after getting out of the office too as an inspirer.

APJ Abdul Kalam served India as a Scientist in DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation), ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation). In his tenure, nation conducted many inventions and researches successfully. In Indian Nuclear technology, Kalam has his own mark of development.

DRDO officials team headed by PK Singh visited the memorial site at Peikarumbu where Dr. Kalam was laid to rest after his death. Paying their respects, the officials decided to construct a memorial there. The work is starting from today itself and will be completed by July 27th 2017, the day of his second death anniversary.

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The project costs about Rs.50 crore worth. In the First phase a memorial will be constructed with the budget of Rs.15 crores pertaining to 27,000 sq. ft area which covers his burial spot. Already a statue is placed inside the site.

In the second phase a Knowledge center will be constructed in his memory. This will be a true inspiring and a knowledge transfer institution for the youth in India. Undoubtedly, Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam was a true Patriot and the nation salutes him in this manner.

APJ Abdul Kalam Statue Inaugurated by Defence Minister at Rameswaram

APJ Abdul Kalam Statue
Latest India News: APJ Abdul Kalam Statue Inaugurated at Rameswaram by Union Minister Naidu and Defence Minister Parrikar

APJ Abdul Kalam the 11th President of India and also used to be called as “The Missile Man passed away on 27 July 2015. Remembering his first death anniversary, Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu unveils APJ Abdul Kalam Statue at Peikarumbu.

APJ Abdul Kalam Statue

Today, on a remembrance of Abdul Kalam first death anniversary, Minister of Defence Parrikar has planned to host events at Rameswaram Island on Wednesday. Last year, rumours spread to lay the foundation stone at Rameswaram.

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He died at the age of 83 on 27th of July while giving a speech at an event addressing the students of Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, and Meghalaya, India. His funeral was held in his hometown Rameshwaram attended by many Dignitaries hailing his Excellence and Service towards the country. Last year the whole Country declared a holiday for Abdul Kalam death.

The Indian Former president, Abdul Kalam, awarded with many awards and rewards for hi contribution and service to India such as Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, and Bharat Ratna, highest Civilian award. He was honoured with doctorates from over 40 universities. Kalam’s 79th Birthday was recognised as World Student’s Day by United Nations (UN).

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Kalam famous as A.P.J Abdul Kalam regarded as one of the greatest scientists that India possesses. Kalam born on 15th October 1931 to Jainulabdeen and Ashamma at Rameswaram, a small seashore city.

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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam completed his graduation from St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirapalli in 1954 but on having a Zeal and passion towards Aerospace Engineering he moved to Madras Institute of Technology (MIT).

Upon completing his Graduation at MIT, Kalam appointed as the Chief Scientist at Aeronautical Development Establishment of Defense Research and Development knew as DRDO. Later he was shifted to ISRO as the project director of India’s first Indigenous Satellite Launch Vehicle.

Under the leadership of Kalam projects like Project Devil and Valiant had advanced India to develop ballistic missiles.it was during his time the when Indian made space ship Rohini-1 was launched into Space. Abdul Kalam plays a crucial role in the development of missiles namely AGNI and PRITHVI.

He was prominently known as the “MISSILE MAN OF INDIA”. He was appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser to The Prime Minister of India & the Secretary of DRDO during the years 1992-1999.He served as the Coordinator of the Pokhran 11 Nuclear tests.

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For his services to the country in the fields of Aerospace and Missiles, he was elected as President of India, highest honorary that one can possess. He succeeded K.R Narayan and served as the 11th president of India and became the 1st bachelor President of India. He was appreciated by many for his pure and simple nature.

He authored many influential and inspirational Books, such as India 2020, Ignited Minds, Mission India, Inspiring thoughts and The Luminous Sparks. With the aim to Defeat corruption in India, he launched a mission named “What Can I Give Movement” in 2011.